Black Oaks Youth Soccer Club Declared Non-Profit Public Charity

SANTA ROSA, Calif. – The Black Oaks Youth Soccer Club of Santa Rosa, California announced it has been granted Non-Profit Status, receiving a declaration letter dated February 24 from the Internal Revenue Service stating the club is a Non-Profit public charity under section 501(c)3.

Santa Rosa Black Oaks Youth Soccer Club - Annual Meeting Members

At its first annual meeting, the Black Oaks Youth Soccer Club announced it has received non-profit status as a public charity under IRS section 501(c)3.

The announcement took place at the inaugural Annual General Meeting for the Black Oaks Youth Soccer Club. Over 40 people attended the meeting, including players, parents, coaches and board members. Acting President Alex Campbell made the announcement, recognizing the hard work performed by the club’s founding board of directors since 2013, including Francisco Vallejo, Maria Valencia, Gustavo Valencia and Hilda Gomez. Campbell spoke about the club’s core philosophies of teamwork, sportsmanship and community, praising the spirit of many coaches, parents, family members and volunteers “giving back to soccer.” He added that non-profit status will help the Club meet its goals of offering an affordable alternative so more youth in Santa Rosa can play competitive year-round soccer. Read more of this post

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Santa Rosa Junior College Soccer Player to Train Black Oaks Goalies

Santa Rosa Black Oaks Youth Soccer Club Goalie Goalkeeper Arquero Portero keeper

Orland High School goalkeeper Arturo Ornejas - Santa Rosa Black Oaks Youth Soccer Club

SRJC Goalie Arturo Ornejas

We’re excited to announce that Santa Rosa Junior College goalkeeper Arturo Ornelas has agreed to provide training for our youth goalkeepers for the upcoming season.  Training starts TONIGHT for ages 11 and under and Thursday for ages 12 and older, 4-6PM and will continue weekly for the upcoming season.

  • Tuesday 4-6 PM Age 11 and Under
  • Thursday 4-6PM Age 12 and Older

Arturo Ornejas joined the Santa Rosa Junior College soccer program as a freshman in 2013.  He was the starting goalkeeper all four years for the Orland High School Trojans, earning Prep Athlete of the Week honors in 2013 by the Chico Enterprise-Record.  According to the article, Ornejas posted 46 shutouts in his four years at Orland.  Thanks, Arturo, for teaching our players!

The SRJC Bear Cubs assistant coach Matt Brabetz coaches our U16 boys.